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shelf exams question

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by xishi, May 11, 2007.

  1. xishi

    xishi Junior Member
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    How does your performance on the 1st year shelf exams correlate with how well you do on step1? I've been doing avg but what I found interesting was that on the shelf, biochem for example, the highest grade in our entire class was the 86th percentile, for microbio it was 84. Does that seem a bit low? Is this due the fact that our class wasn't prepared very well either through the fault of our school or ourselves for not studying so hard, or am i misjudging these scores?
     
  2. jdh71

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    That might be a bit on the low side for top score, but both the biochem and micro shelf are probably the toughest basic science shelfs.
     
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    if you are around the mean in your shelf exams then you can sort of corellate it with what the average medical student gets on the step 1

    which is 215-225 i believe
     

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